Wildfires scorch northern New Mexico, U.S.

Wildfires scorch northern New Mexico, U.S.

Strong, gusty winds, extremely low humidity and an exceedingly dry landscape fueled an early and severe fire season in New Mexico, U.S.

Wildfire near Big Sur prompts evacuations, closes major highway, California

Wildfire near Big Sur prompts evacuations, closes major highway, California

The Colorado Fire near Big Sur in Monterey County, Palo Colorado Canyon, California has so far consumed 283 ha (700 acres) of land as is 35% contained, as of 04:25 UTC on January 24, 2022. The fire started on January 21 in a steep canyon and quickly spread toward…